Topton, Pennsylvania

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Population in 2019: 2,069 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: +6.2%
 
Males: 955  (46.2%)
Females: 1,114  (53.8%)
Median resident age:

45.1 years
Pennsylvania median age:

40.8 years

Zip codes: 19562.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $73,560 (it was $45,888 in 2000)
Topton:

$73,560
PA:

$63,463

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $34,077 (it was $24,009 in 2000)

Topton borough income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $165,259 (it was $96,800 in 2000)
Topton:

$165,259
PA:

$192,600

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $176,219; detached houses: $194,940; townhouses or other attached units: $128,190

Median gross rent in 2019: $911.

March 2019 cost of living index in Topton: 95.5 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 4.2%
(3.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 12.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 23.4% for two or more races residents)

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  • Races in Topton, PA (2019)
    • 1,63893.5%White alone
    • 603.4%Hispanic
    • 251.4%Two or more races
    • 130.7%Other race alone

Races in Topton detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Pennsylvania and other state lists, there was 1 registered sex offender living in Topton, Pennsylvania as of February 07, 2023.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Topton is 2,117 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is much lower than the state average.


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Ancestries: German (53.7%), American (8.3%), Italian (4.6%), Pennsylvania German (3.2%), Irish (2.5%), Scottish (2.3%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 01/18/1877

Elevation: 485 feet

Land area: 0.68 square miles.

Population density: 3,021 people per square mile   (average).

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9 residents are foreign born

This borough:

0.5%
Pennsylvania:

6.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $3,545 (2.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $3,791 (2.3%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Allentown, PA (13.6 miles , pop. 106,632).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Philadelphia, PA (45.7 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Mertztown, PA (1.4 miles ),
Bowers, PA (1.6 miles ),
Lyons borough, PA (1.8 miles ),
Dryville, PA (1.9 miles ),
Kutztown borough, PA (2.0 miles ),
Breinigsville, PA (2.1 miles ),
Kutztown University, PA (2.1 miles ),
New Jerusalem, PA (2.1 miles )

Latitude: 40.50 N, Longitude: 75.70 W

Area code: 610

Distribution of median household income in Topton, PA in 2019
Distribution of house value in Topton, PA in 2019
Topton satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

5.9%
Pennsylvania:

6.1%
Most common industries in Topton, PA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (12.0%)
  • Educational services (10.3%)
  • Electrical equipment, appliances, components (7.5%)
  • Social assistance (5.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.1%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.7%)
  • Construction (4.2%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Electrical equipment, appliances, components (12.4%)
  • Educational services (8.1%)
  • Construction (7.2%)
  • Health care (5.1%)
  • Repair & maintenance (4.7%)
  • Chemicals (3.9%)
  • Food & beverage stores (3.7%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (19.2%)
  • Educational services (12.8%)
  • Social assistance (9.8%)
  • Finance & insurance (8.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.8%)
  • Textile mills & textile products (3.7%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (3.5%)
Most common occupations in Topton, PA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.7%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.1%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.0%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (3.9%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (3.6%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (3.5%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.3%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.3%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.9%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.7%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.4%)
  • Top executives (3.9%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.7%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (11.8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (6.7%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (5.2%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.0%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (4.3%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4.1%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.1%)

Average climate in Topton, Pennsylvania

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Topton, Pennsylvania environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 85.7. This is about average.

City:

85.7
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2013 was 0.0486. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 15.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0486
U.S.:

0.2667
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 6.20. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.20
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.322. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 14.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.322
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 26.2. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 4.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

26.2
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 11.6. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 13.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

11.6
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 8.62. This is about average. Closest monitor was 14.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.62
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2016 was 0.00391. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 3.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00391
U.S.:

0.00984

Tornado activity:

Topton-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Pennsylvania state average. It is 9% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/31/1998, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 2.2 miles away from the Topton borough center injured 7 people and caused $1 million in damages.

On 11/4/1950, a category F3 tornado 14.0 miles away from the borough center injured one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Topton-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Pennsylvania state average. It is 65% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/23/2011 at 17:51:04, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.7 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 215.7 miles away from the city center
On 1/16/1994 at 01:49:16, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 21.3 miles away from Topton center
On 1/16/1994 at 00:42:43, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 20.2 miles away from the city center
On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML) earthquake occurred 248.6 miles away from the city center
On 9/25/1998 at 19:52:52, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.2 LG, 4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 254.4 miles away from Topton center
On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.3 (5.3 ML, Depth: 3.0 mi) earthquake occurred 295.5 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Berks County (19) is greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 15
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Storms: 5, Tropical Storms: 4, Hurricanes: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Snowstorms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Mudslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tornado: 1, Water Shortage: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Topton topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Topton:

  • LUTHERAN HOME AT TOPTON, THE (ONE SOUTH HOME AVENUE)
  • LUTHERAN HOME/TOPTON

Other hospitals and medical centers near Topton:

  • KUTZTOWN MANOR (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; KUTZTOWN, PA)
  • FRESENIUS MEDICAL CARE KUTZTOWN (Dialysis Facility, about 5 miles away; KUTZTOWN, PA)
  • ODYSSEY HEALTHCARE OF ALLENTOWN (Hospital, about 8 miles away; ALLENTOWN, PA)
  • LEHIGH CENTER (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; MACUNGIE, PA)
  • INTERIM HEALTHCARE SERVICES, INC (Home Health Center, about 9 miles away; ALLENTOWN, PA)
  • WESTFIELD HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 10 miles away; ALLENTOWN, PA)
  • LUTHER CREST NURSING FACILITY (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; ALLENTOWN, PA)

Operable nuclear power plants near Topton:

  • 18 miles: Limerick 1 and 2 in Pottstown, PA.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Topton:

  • Kutztown University of Pennsylvania (about 5 miles; Kutztown, PA; Full-time enrollment: 9,099)
  • Muhlenberg College (about 13 miles; Allentown, PA; FT enrollment: 2,792)
  • Lehigh Carbon Community College (about 13 miles; Schnecksville, PA; FT enrollment: 4,391)
  • Albright College (about 15 miles; Reading, PA; FT enrollment: 2,319)
  • Reading Area Community College (about 17 miles; Reading, PA; FT enrollment: 2,941)
  • DeSales University (about 18 miles; Center Valley, PA; FT enrollment: 2,862)
  • Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Berks (about 18 miles; Reading, PA; FT enrollment: 2,605)

Public elementary/middle schools in Topton:

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Library in Topton:

  • BRANDYWINE COMMUNITY LIBRARY (Operating income: $130,303; Location: 60 TOWER DRIVE; 25,020 books; 2,167 audio materials; 3,438 video materials; 41 state licensed databases; 7 other licensed databases; 66 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable location: Topton Industrial Park (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemetery: Union Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Park in Topton: Topton Community Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Hotel: Dryville Hotel (110 Lyons Road).

Berks County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Topton and their reported violations in the past:

TOPTON FISH & GAME ASSN (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between APR-2013 and JUN-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-05-2013), St Public Notif received (AUG-05-2013), St Compliance achieved (AUG-05-2013), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-05-2013)
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - Between APR-2013 and JUN-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-05-2013), St Public Notif received (AUG-05-2013), St Compliance achieved (AUG-05-2013), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-05-2013)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-2007 and SEP-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-25-2007), St Public Notif received (SEP-25-2007), St Compliance achieved (SEP-25-2007), St Formal NOV issued (SEP-25-2007)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
TOPTON VOL FIRE CO NO 1 (Population served: 30, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
Average household size:
This borough:

2.5 people
Pennsylvania:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This borough:

68.3%
Whole state:

65.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This borough:

9.6%
Whole state:

6.6%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 1.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households

Banks with branches in Topton (2011 data):

  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Lutheran Home At Topton Branch at 1 South Home Avenue, branch established on 1990/11/13. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • Manufacturers and Traders Trust Company: Topton Branch at 2 West Franklin Street, branch established on 1968/03/01. Info updated 2011/08/08: Bank assets: $76,887.1 mil, Deposits: $60,064.2 mil, headquarters in Buffalo, NY, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 808 total offices, Holding Company: M&T Bank Corporation
  • National Penn Bank: Topton Branch at 30 West Franklin Street, branch established on 1905/01/01. Info updated 2008/03/03: Bank assets: $8,395.9 mil, Deposits: $5,879.6 mil, headquarters in Boyertown, PA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 131 total offices, Holding Company: National Penn Bancshares, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Topton:

Marital status in Topton, PA
  • Never married: 28.4%
  • Now married: 49.4%
  • Separated: 4.7%
  • Widowed: 6.5%
  • Divorced: 11.0%

For population 25 years and over in Topton:

  • High school or higher: 92.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 19.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.5%
  • Unemployed: 1.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.2 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.7
Pennsylvania average:

11.3

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Topton
Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Topton, PA (based on Berks County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant80,575177
Catholic75,67222
Evangelical Protestant33,376168
Other3,99623
Orthodox2,2755
Black Protestant1,0627
None214,486-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 75
This county:

1.87 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 4
Berks County:

0.10 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 15
This county:

0.37 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

0.88 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 115
Berks County:

2.86 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 252
Here:

6.28 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

7.12 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Berks County:

7.4%
Pennsylvania:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

28.0%
Pennsylvania:

27.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Berks County:

13.0%
State:

11.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

50.0%
State:

50.2%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Topton:

47.7%
Pennsylvania:

47.1%

Average BMI:
This city:

29.0
Pennsylvania:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

19.4%
Pennsylvania:

20.8%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

9.4%
State:

10.9%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Topton:

6.8
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Topton:

35.0%
Pennsylvania:

34.3%

General health condition:
Topton:

57.9%
Pennsylvania:

56.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Topton:

78.1%
Pennsylvania:

78.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Topton, PA Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2018)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Streets and Highways 3$16,648$66,5920$0
Water Supply 1$4,756$57,0720$0
Sewerage 1$5,388$64,6560$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 11$1,599
Totals for Government 5$26,792$64,30111$1,599

Topton government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Sewerage: $487,000 ($235.38)
    Regular Highways: $354,000 ($171.10)
    Central Staff Services: $288,000 ($139.20)
    Water Utilities: $268,000 ($129.53)
    General - Other: $103,000 ($49.78)
    Parks and Recreation: $96,000 ($46.40)
    Local Fire Protection: $33,000 ($15.95)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $13,000 ($6.28)
    Police Protection: $11,000 ($5.32)
    Libraries: $10,000 ($4.83)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $58,000 ($28.03)

Topton government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $596,000 ($288.06)
    Parks and Recreation: $81,000 ($39.15)
    Other: $28,000 ($13.53)
  • Miscellaneous - Donations From Private Sources: $15,000 ($7.25)
    General Revenue - Other: $4,000 ($1.93)
    Interest Earnings: $3,000 ($1.45)
    Fines and Forfeits: $1,000 ($0.48)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $310,000 ($149.83)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $86,000 ($41.57)
  • Tax - Property: $458,000 ($221.36)
    Individual Income: $239,000 ($115.51)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $57,000 ($27.55)
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $46,000 ($22.23)
    Public Utility License: $27,000 ($13.05)

Topton government finances - Debt in 2017 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,461,000 ($706.14)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,270,000 ($613.82)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $199,000 ($96.18)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $8,000 ($3.87)

Topton government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,407,000 ($680.04)

3.90% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($51,118 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.90%
Pennsylvania average:

4.58%

0.25% of residents moved from foreign countries ($4,769 average AGI)
Berks County:

0.25%
Pennsylvania average:

0.03%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Montgomery County, PA  0.53% ($51,596 average AGI)
from Lancaster County, PA  0.30% ($49,157)
from Lehigh County, PA  0.29% ($50,766)


4.13% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($52,310 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.13%
Pennsylvania average:

4.96%

0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($302 average AGI)
Berks County:

0.04%
Pennsylvania average:

0.04%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Montgomery County, PA  0.47% ($47,442 average AGI)
to Lancaster County, PA  0.36% ($48,724)
to Lehigh County, PA  0.29% ($50,058)

Businesses in Topton, PA

  • Dunkin Donuts: 1
  • Nike: 1

Strongest AM radio stations in Topton:

  • WWJZ (640 AM; 50 kW; MOUNT HOLLY, NJ; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WEEU (830 AM; 20 kW; READING, PA; Owner: WEEU BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WZZD (990 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: PENNSYLVANIA MEDIA ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • KYW (1060 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WVCH (740 AM; 50 kW; CHESTER, PA; Owner: WVCH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WPEN (950 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: GREATER PHILADELPHIA RADIO, INC.)
  • WTKZ (1320 AM; 5 kW; ALLENTOWN, PA; Owner: MEGA COMMUNICATIONS OF ALLENTOWN LICENSEE, L.L.C.)
  • WNWR (1540 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA)
  • WAEB (790 AM; 4 kW; ALLENTOWN, PA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WKAP (1470 AM; 5 kW; ALLENTOWN, PA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WPHT (1210 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WWDB (860 AM; daytime; 10 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA)
  • WMCA (570 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF NEW YORK, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Topton:

  • WLEV (100.7 FM; ALLENTOWN, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WDIY (88.1 FM; ALLENTOWN, PA; Owner: LEHIGH VALLEY COMMUNITY BR/CST ASSOC)
  • WJCS (89.3 FM; ALLENTOWN, PA; Owner: BEACON BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • W290AC (105.9 FM; PALMERTON, PA; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • WRFY-FM (102.5 FM; READING, PA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WBYN (107.5 FM; BOYERTOWN, PA; Owner: WDAC RADIO COMPANY)
  • W278AI (103.5 FM; CENTER VALLEY, PA; Owner: BUX-MONT EDUCATIONAL RADIO ASSOCIATION)
  • W224AU (92.7 FM; ALLENTOWN, PA; Owner: MERCER COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • W246AA (97.1 FM; ALLENTOWN, ETC., PA; Owner: TEMPLE UNIV. OF THE COMMONWEALTH,ETC)
  • WAEB-FM (104.1 FM; ALLENTOWN, PA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WCTO (96.1 FM; EASTON, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WIOV-FM1 (105.1 FM; READING, PA; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF LANCASTER, INC.)
  • WLVR-FM (91.3 FM; BETHLEHEM, PA; Owner: LEHIGH UNIVERSITY)
  • W285DH (104.9 FM; N. WHITEHALL TOWNSHI, PA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA, ET. AL.)
  • WWPJ (89.5 FM; PEN ARGYL, PA; Owner: MERCER COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • WRTL (90.7 FM; EPHRATA, PA; Owner: TEMPLE UNIV OF COMMONWEALTH SYSTEM)
  • WZZO (95.1 FM; BETHLEHEM, PA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WIOV-FM (105.1 FM; EPHRATA, PA; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF LANCASTER, INC.)
  • WBSX (97.9 FM; HAZLETON, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WPLY (100.3 FM; MEDIA, PA; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Topton:

  • WTVE (Channel 51; READING, PA; Owner: READING BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WFMZ-TV (Channel 69; ALLENTOWN, PA; Owner: MARANATHA BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WLVT-TV (Channel 39; ALLENTOWN, PA; Owner: LEHIGH VALLEY PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WBPH-TV (Channel 60; BETHLEHEM, PA; Owner: SONSHINE FAMILY TELEVISION CORPORATION)
  • W07DC (Channel 7; ALLENTOWN/BETHLEHEM, PA; Owner: NEW YORK TIMES MANAGEMENT SERVICES)
  • KYW-TV (Channel 3; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WPHL-TV (Channel 17; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION COMPANY)
  • WPPX (Channel 61; WILMINGTON, DE; Owner: PAXSON PHILADELPHIA LICENSE, INC.)
  • WPVI-TV (Channel 6; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WPSG (Channel 57; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: VIACOM STATIONS GROUP OF PHILADELPHIA INC.)
  • WCAU (Channel 10; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: NBC SUBSIDIARY (WCAU-TV), L.P.)
  • WGTW (Channel 48; BURLINGTON, NJ; Owner: BRUNSON COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WYBE (Channel 35; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INDEPENDENCE PUBLIC MEDIA OF PHILADELPHIA, INC.)
  • WHYY-TV (Channel 12; WILMINGTON, DE; Owner: WHYY, INC.)
  • W46BL (Channel 46; ALLENTOWN-BETHLEHEM, PA; Owner: MARANATHA BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WTXF-TV (Channel 29; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: FOX TV STATIONS OF PHILADELPHIA)
  • WLYH-TV (Channel 15; LANCASTER, PA; Owner: TELEVISION STATION GROUP LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, LLC)
  • WELL-LP (Channel 8; WILLOW GROVE, ETC., PA; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)

Topton fatal accident list:

Nov 20, 1990 11:18 AM, 1010, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Jun 9, 1989 11:38 PM, 1010, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

6
  • JAMES J.R. TALBOT, 50 Steel Tower Lane (Lat: 40.473111 Lon: -75.673500), Type: 82.3, Overall height: 76.8 m, Registrant: At&t Corp., Pc924c@att.Com, , Conye-rs, Phone: (770) 602-2065
  • Brian Gotschall, West Of Intersection Of Tower And Glen Rd's (Lat: 40.477361 Lon: -75.683056), Type: 94.5, Overall height: 91.4 m, Registrant: L.R. Kimball, Rusty.Himelwright@lrkimball.Com, , Harri-sburg, Phone: (717) 221-8820
  • James J Talbot, 50 Steel Tower Lane (Lat: 40.473111 Lon: -75.673500), Type: 82.3, Overall height: 76.8 m, Registrant: At&t Corp., Pc924c@att.Com, , Conye-rs, Phone: (770) 602-2065
  • Donna Yopp, 50 Steel Tower Lane (Lat: 40.473111 Lon: -75.673500), Type: 82.3, Structure height: 42011 m, Overall height: 76.8 m, Registrant: At&t Corp, Donna.Yopp@att.Com, Rm 34a16, Atlan-ta, Phone: (404) 927-2692
  • Brian Gottschall, West Of Intersection Of Tower And Glen Rd's (Lat: 40.477389 Lon: -75.683944), Type: 91.1, Structure height: 42011 m, Overall height: 89.9 m, Registrant: L.R. Kimball, Rusty.Himelwright@lrkimball.Com, , Harri-sburg, Phone: (717) 221-8820
  • Robert P Walters, 50 Steel Tower Lane (Lat: 40.473111 Lon: -75.673500), Type: 82.3, Structure height: 42011 m, Overall height: 76.8 m, Registrant: At&t Mobility LLC, Fccmw@att.Com, , Dalla-s, Phone: (855) 699-7073

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

4
  • 44 W Keller St (Lat: 40.498417 Lon: -75.701861), Call Sign: KNGJ812,
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.925 MHz, Grant Date: 01/26/2013, Expiration Date: 04/18/2023, Registrant: Triangle Communications Inc., 3201 Montrose Ave., Reading, PA 19605, Phone: (610) 929-4211, Fax: (610) 929-5216, Email:
  • 330 W Weiss St (Lat: 40.503694 Lon: -75.703250), Structure height: 18 m, Call Sign: WPDV452, Licensee ID: L00288741,
    Assigned Frequencies: 37.5200 MHz, 37.5400 MHz, 37.5600 MHz, Grant Date: 10/07/1998, Expiration Date: 11/24/2003, Cancellation Date: 03/06/2002, Certifier: Steven F Lux, Registrant: Felhc, Inc., 76 South Main Street, Akron, OH 44308, Phone: (330) 384-5498, Fax: (330) 761-7203
  • LONGSWAMP, West Of Intersection Of Tower And Glen Rds (Lat: 40.477389 Lon: -75.683944), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 89.9 m, Overall height: 91.1 m, Call Sign: WQTX923,
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.220 MHz, Grant Date: 05/02/2014, Expiration Date: 05/02/2024, Certifier: Brian Gottschall, Registrant: Rinehart Spectrum Solutions Group, LLC, 28 Twin Lakes Drive, Gettysburg, PA 17325, Phone: (717) 334-0654, Email:
  • Mobiles L1, Lat: 40.504167 Lon: -75.711111, Call Sign: WQUL594,
    Assigned Frequencies: 160.950 MHz, 160.950 MHz, Grant Date: 08/11/2014, Expiration Date: 08/11/2024, Certifier: Peter Cole, Registrant: Transportation Technology Center, Inc., 55500 Dot Rd, Pueblo, CO 81001, Phone: (719) 584-0578, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • LONGSWAMP, West Of Intersection Of Tower And Glen Rd's (Lat: 40.477389 Lon: -75.683944), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 89.9 m, Overall height: 91.1 m, Call Sign: WQQA984, Licensee ID: L00002678,
    Assigned Frequencies: 5945.20 MHz, 6004.50 MHz, Grant Date: 10/11/2012, Expiration Date: 10/11/2022, Certifier: Brian A Gottschall, Registrant: Berks County Department Of Emergency Services, 2651 Bernville Road, Reading, PA 19605, Phone: (610) 374-4800, Fax: (610) 374-8865, Email:

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

3
  • 1 Mile South Of Topton (Lat: 40.488972 Lon: -75.702944), Overall height: 30.5 m, Call Sign: KNKO368,
    Assigned Frequencies: 152.720 MHz, Grant Date: 06/05/2018, Expiration Date: 07/01/2028, Certifier: Robert C Green, Registrant: Fiorio Communications Consulting, 210 West Market Street, Pottsville, PA 17901, Phone: (570) 628-5559, Fax: (570) 622-6666, Email:
  • Longswamp Township Near (Lat: 40.488972 Lon: -75.702944), Call Sign: KGI769,
    Assigned Frequencies: 35.5800 MHz, Grant Date: 08/31/1998, Expiration Date: 07/01/2008, Cancellation Date: 11/05/2004, Certifier: Robert C Green, Registrant: Fiorio Communications Consulting, Clarksville, MD 21029, Phone: (301) 596-1000, Email:
  • 1 Mi. South Of Topton (Lat: 40.488972 Lon: -75.702944), Call Sign: KWT850,
    Assigned Frequencies: 158.100 MHz, Grant Date: 08/31/1998, Expiration Date: 07/01/2008, Cancellation Date: 04/10/2008, Certifier: Robert C Green, Registrant: Fiorio Communications Consulting, Clarksville, MD 21029, Phone: (301) 596-1000, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Topton)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 140 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR C85 SERIES (85 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 89078, N89078, N-89078, Serial Number: 8082, Year manufactured: 1946, Airworthiness Date: 04/08/1947, Certificate Issue Date: 12/27/1990
    Registrant (Individual): R Bruce Thompson, Po Box 203, Topton, PA 19562

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$95,7901$161,3305$159,3841$42,310
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$01$83,9500$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$02$182,9050$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$01$253,6300$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0142.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2008
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$118,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0142.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Topton, PA
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Topton, PA - Value

2003 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2003 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 12. The highest number of fire incidents - 50 took place in 2007, and the least - 2 in 2018. The data has a declining trend.
    Fire incident types in Topton, PA When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (69.7%), and Outside Fires (15.7%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Topton, PA
    • 12969.7%Structure Fires
    • 2915.7%Outside Fires
    • 189.7%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 94.9%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Topton, PA
Most common first names in Topton, PA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary4888.1 years
Anna4186.8 years
Helen3585.1 years
John3480.9 years
Florence3188.4 years
Ruth2886.8 years
William2780.7 years
Margaret2784.8 years
Charles2681.1 years
Robert2570.8 years
Most common last names in Topton, PA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith2373.1 years
Miller2083.8 years
Moyer1882.4 years
Rohrbach1880.5 years
Oswald1679.8 years
Snyder1480.8 years
Schaeffer1486.4 years
Hilbert1366.7 years
Fisher1285.2 years
Trexler1178.5 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Topton, PA
  • 37.9%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 30.3%Utility gas
  • 23.5%Electricity
  • 4.0%Wood
  • 3.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.1%Coal or coke
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Topton, PA
  • 61.4%Electricity
  • 25.8%Utility gas
  • 11.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.7%No fuel used


Topton compared to Pennsylvania state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.

Topton on our top lists:

  • #40 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Chile (population 500+)"
  • #26 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest increase in the number of infant deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #28 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating from other counties between 2010 and 2011 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #28 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Mainline Protestant adherents"
  • #35 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Mainline Protestant congregations"
  • #40 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating to other counties in 2011 (pop. 50,000+)"
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Total of 1 patent application in 2008-2023.